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Hot Screamers win again

INLET -- Matt’s Hot Screamers improved its record to 4-0 after a hard fought victory over a scrappy Speculator squad.
In the previous week's game at Inlet, the Screamers crushed the team from Raquette Lake with a score of 16-1. Dede Ste-Marie, Beth Williamson, Ashley Fowler and Emily Wilton all had three-hit games. Loren Dykeman pitched another fine game, and the team defense was superb. Heather Levi, Brittany Jackson, Crystal LaPorte, and Kyle Hauser all scored twice and the team combined ...

Matt’s Hot Screamers are off to a good start

INLET -- Matt’s Hot Screamers are off to a good start in the softball season with two strong showings and a pair of victories. 
Last week the team travelled to North Creek for a game against Inn on Gore. The home team took a 1-0 lead in the first inning.
Heather Levi started the second inning with a lead-off single, followed by Crystal LaPorte doing the same. After one out, Ashley Fowler smashed a single to bring Levi home. Kaitlyn Payne followed  up with a hit that scored LaPort ...

Sportsline -- 02/19/2014
By Patricia Ryan-Curry

Sports Correspondent
Regular season basketball came to a close last week, and only the Indian Lake / Long Lake Orange will advance to post-season play in the Section VII tournament. The IL/LL boys’ team is the number six seed in a field of 10 teams that will compete for the Section VII Class D Championship.
The Orange will travel to third seed Schroon Lake Saturday, Feb. 22, for a 6 p.m. game against the Wildcats. A win would advance IL/LL to the semifinals scheduled ...

Sportsline -- 02/12/2014
By Patricia Ryan-Curry

Sports Correspondent
The Wells girls picked up their first win of the season last week as they closed out their season. The Wells boys played two games and had one rescheduled due to poor weather. The Indian Lake / Long Lake boys played one game, while the IL/LL girls played two including a Coaches vs. Cancer game.

Monday, Feb. 3, Wells hosted Class C Ticonderoga for boys' and girls' Northern Basketball League games. In the girls' game Ticonderoga ...


The Way Things Were -- 08/20/2014
By Anne Weaver

ABOUT THE WEEK OF AUG. 20, 1965, New York's big game gunning season would begin Oct. 25 in the Adirondacks and Northern Zone counties and end Dec. 7. It would begin Nov. 15 in the rest of state.
The 1965 season would be the longest possible under state law. Based on the 1964 deer harvest, winter starvation data, talks with sportsmen, landowners and department field personnel as well as other factors, the Conservation Department had established a total of 41,600 party permits, a drop from 1963's ...

Hamilton County Outdoors
Hunters can now field train their dogs
By Dick Nelson

Unless you were celebrating a birthday or wedding anniversary Aug. 15, the date was of little or no significance. But if you own a hunting dog and enjoy running that dog on rabbits and/or upland birds you were definitely aware it was the day you could legally start field training.
It's no secret the reason most sportsmen purchase a hunting dog is to locate more game. But after the first few days of the season, many of them come to the shocking conclusion they would have been better off had they ...

The Way Things Were -- 08/13/2014
By Anne Weaver

ABOUT THE WEEK OF AUG. 13, 1965, Assemblyman Glenn Harris, Arietta, representing the Fulton-Hamilton District and a candidate for nomination for assemblyman from the new 22nd Assembly District on the Republican ticket in the September primary, had been appointed as a member and secretary of the newly created Joint Legislative Committee on Natural Resources and Scenic Beauty.
The committee was empowered to proceed with a comprehensive study and investigation of all aspects of the problems of the ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 08/13/14
Surface plugs lure the bass in
By Dick Nelson

Move over Mr. Brown, catch you later Mrs. Rainbow, swim aside little brookie.
With area trout streams warming up faster than a pitcher of ice tea on a hot summer day, it is no wonder anglers are turning their attention to bass. Even the fly guys are making the switch.
With bass bugs in tow, many fly-fishers have found that bouncing big insect-type flies such as dragonflies, butterflies, moths, beetles, and grasshoppers off the water can be very rewarding. And, if you're fishing big water such as ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 08/20/2014

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2:35 a.m.: Michelle M. Mor, 44, Long Lake, was charged with DWI - first offense, a Class U misdemeanor. State Police made the arrest following a hit and run accident at 11:45 p.m. Aug. 8 in the Town of Long Lake.

Police Report -- 08/06/2014

Friday, Aug. 1, about 10:59 a.m.: State Police and Long Lake Rescue Squad responded to a report of an unattended death at a home in the Town of Long Lake. Sandra M. Bateman, 68, was found unresponsive. Lifesaving measures were uns ...

Police Report -- 07/30/2014

Tuesday, July 15, 1:15 p.m.: Two people were hurt in a one-vehicle accident on Rt. 30, 150 feet north of Jessup River Road in the Town of Lake Pleasant.
Charles A. Hight, 54, Frankfort, was driving a NYS Department of Transportati ...

Police Report -- 07/23/2014

Monday, July 14, 2:55 p.m.: Adam A. Krezeski, 30, Wells, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief after allegedly damaging equipment at Village Rentals. He was arraigned in Lake Pleasant Justice Court, where he was release ...

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